As we wave goodbye to 2011, and welcome 2012 it’s time to wrap up those final posts from this past year.
Ariana Morgenstern’s Top 10 Albums of 2011 - blogs.kcrw.com/musicnews
Although it is a top 10 list, The Head and The Heart got an honorable mention and fell in at #13 of a total of 20 albums listed.
musicforants.com’s Best Albums of 2011 – musicforants.com
#21 OF 25
“Bursting at the seams with soul and sincerity, The Head and the Heart’s self-titled debut album captures the essence of folk music while simultaneously showcasing their unique aesthetics through their immense vitality and heart-stopping crescendos.”
Verbicide’s Top 50 Albums of 2011 – Verbicidemagazine.com
#34 of 50 The Head and the Heart’s self titled album. Although there is no real review article in this list it is definitely an honor to be included.
Jordan’s Top 11 Releases of 2011 – theblueindian.com
THATH drop in at #5
“The Head & The Heart is one of those bands that is seemingly impossible to dislike. The songs on their self-titled 2011 release are simply, simple; but therein lies their greatness.”
#NowPlaying: MG’s Picks of 2011: Top 10 (Guest Post) – xoxojes.com
On The Head and The Heart – “These guys had me wanting to pack my bags for the Pacific Northwest, live in Seattle and make friends with chill musicians who want to sing for me all the time.”
Bdoyk’s year in review – aldland.wordpress.com
#3 The Head and The Heart
“I’m not sure how/when this band popped on my radar, but boy am I glad they did. Their album is simple, but fabulous.”
Favorite Albums of 2011 – johnjacobnelko.blogspot.com
#2 of 10
“….Round it out with some beautiful harmonies and catchy, acoustic-driven folk instrumentation and you’ve got a very impressive debut.”
friday-im-in-love-v12-2011-in-review – nataliecottrell.blogspot.com
Best song: “Down in the Valley” by The Head and The Heart
“It’s layered, rustic, melodic, and simply demands the listener sing along and tap their feet. The transitions within this tune create a sense of receiving an awesome two-for-one. I can’t get enough of it.”
THE HEAD AND THE HEART, Rivers and Roads (iTunes Session, 2011) – Days of Music.net
“Rivers and Roads grabbed me when I heard them play it live, and I’m so glad to have a copy of it in my music library to press play and rewind. ”
STAFF AFFECTION – Lucidincorporated.com
the Lucid crew’s playlist of our most listened to songs of 2011.
The Head and The Heart – Down in The Valley
$ustained Note’s Top 33 Tracks of 2011 (Best of 2011 Playlist) – sustainednote.wordpress.com
23. The Head & The Heart – “Down in the Valley”